Articles posted in Vitamins


  • Petition: Remove the Cannabis Ban for Athletes

    Athletes for CARE is a nonprofit created by current and former professional athletes dedicated to using their influence for social change. They aim to protect the health and wellbeing of current and former athletes around the world. …

  • Cannabis for Contact Sports

    Rugby is a physically demanding sport that requires both mental focus and a high tolerance for pain. It’s a full-contact tackle sport with no pads and no helmets, and the game flows freely with few stoppages – meaning continuous sprinting and collisions throughout the full 80 minutes of the match. …

  • Now This: Martin Lee and the CBD Revolution

    Transcript:
    [This activist is the reason you know about CBD. Now he’s telling the history behind the cannabinoid.] …

  • Is CBD Toxic to the Liver?

    The huge popularity of cannabidiol (CBD), a non-intoxicating component of cannabis, has helped to destigmatize the plant and restore its reputation as an important medicinal herb. …

  • Do Cannabis Suppositories Work?

    The back door is making a comeback – medically speaking. Cannabis oil suppositories have grown in popularity, but how and to what extent they actually work remains somewhat of a mystery. …

  • When CBD Isn’t Enough to Treat Epilepsy

    At night you might find Chelsea Leyland, a 31-year-old British celebrity DJ, juggling beats at a flashy Miami party while rocking a Simone Rocha dress that complements her honey-hued hair and brown eyes. By day she shifts into activist mode, traveling the country, giving interviews, talking at conferences and filming a documentary — all on the complex and controversial subject of medical marijuana. Leyland wants people to know how she has overcome a crippling neurological illness. …

  • What Causes Seizures?

    A variety of different things may happen as a result of a seizure, depending upon the region of the brain that is affected. There may be sudden changes in sensory perception, such as visual disturbances or the smell of an unusual odor. There may be rapid and inexplicable emotional or cognitive changes. There are often involuntary muscle movements, and sometimes even complete loss of control over the movement of one’s body. Obviously, this could lead to serious consequences if someone has a seizure while, for example, driving a car. …

  • CBD for Brain-Damaged Babies?

    Giving medical cannabis to infants is a difficult taboo to shift, but new research is paving the way. The launch of a clinical trial examining the use of CBD in newborns suffering from hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (brain damage caused by lack of oxygen) means new hope for the million plus babies born each year with this condition. …

  • 5 CBD Secrets

    Cannabidiol and CBD oil seem to be everywhere these days, despite the confusing legal status of this prolific compound. But how much do we actually know about CBD? …

  • Tell the FDA What’s on Your Mind

    The FDA is asking for input on how to regulate CBD and cannabis. Project CBD gave oral comments at last week’s public hearing, and we plan on submitting written comments and supporting documents to their public docket. You should, too. …

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